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Re: Post-Zakim calls? (Re: [webappsec] Teleconference Agenda 29-Jun)

From: Frederik Braun <fbraun@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:49:04 +0200
Message-ID: <5593A980.2070106@mozilla.com>
To: public-webappsec@w3.org
Sorry to be the spoilsport here, but Hangouts is just as bad (as good?)
as WebEx for me.
It too requires me to install a plug-in (an rpm or deb package on Linux).

I'm interested to hear about what Wendy said with not requiring the Java
client for WebEx though..

On 01.07.2015 02:03, Brad Hill wrote:
> How do people feel about just using Hangouts?  How important is PSTN
> connectivity for our participants?  I know I usually dial-in PSTN today,
> but it would not be a hardship for me to use Hangouts.
> 
> On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 4:56 PM Brad Hill <hillbrad@gmail.com
> <mailto:hillbrad@gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     Meh, I take it back, I guess that would require spending something
>     like $10/person/month.
> 
>     On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 4:50 PM Brad Hill <hillbrad@gmail.com
>     <mailto:hillbrad@gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>         Wendy - was there a formal negative assessment of the
>         accessibility of Hangouts?  It seems to provide Captions,
>         Keyboard Shortcuts and even the ability to invite a sign
>         language interpreter.
>         (http://www.google.com/accessibility/all-products-features.html)
> 
>         Would folks be interested in seeing if we can make Hangouts plus
>         the BlueJeans Hangouts integration (for PSTN+VoIP connectivity)
>         happen for our group?  (https://bluejeans.com/hangouts)
> 
> 
>         On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 6:41 AM Wendy Seltzer <wseltzer@w3.org
>         <mailto:wseltzer@w3.org>> wrote:
> 
>             W3C's planned use of WebEx is purely as a replacement for
>             the audio
>             features previously provided by the Zakim bridge (ISDN-POTS)
>             -- you can
>             dial in or use a computer or mini-computer (mobile/tablet)
>             to connect.
>             The features of the java client are unnecessary for our
>             purposes.
> 
>             WebAppSec is free to experiment with other modes of
>             interaction. so long
>             as we can meet accessibility considerations and cross-platform
>             availability.
> 
>             I look forward to webrtc's ubiquity! (and greater
>             privacy-preservingness)
> 
>             --Wendy
> 
>             On 06/30/2015 07:22 AM, Mike West wrote:
>             > The WebEx client requires Java (at least according to
>             > https://www.w3.org/2006/tools/wiki/InstallingWebEx);
>             that's going to make
>             > it pretty hard to run in Chrome. :/
>             >
>             > -mike
>             >
>             > --
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>             > On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 6:37 PM, Richard Barnes
>             <rbarnes@mozilla.com <mailto:rbarnes@mozilla.com>> wrote:
>             >
>             >> I think WebEx has a video feature.  At least they do in
>             Spark.
>             >>
>             >> On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 7:48 AM, Mike West
>             <mkwst@google.com <mailto:mkwst@google.com>> wrote:
>             >>
>             >>> On Sat, Jun 27, 2015 at 3:07 PM, Wendy Seltzer
>             <wseltzer@w3.org <mailto:wseltzer@w3.org>> wrote:
>             >>>
>             >>>> Please note that this is the last call for which the
>             zakim call-in will
>             >>>> be available. The following calls will use a webex
>             dial-in (or voip
>             >>>> connection).
>             >>>>
>             >>>
>             >>> If we're dropping Zakim in any event, I'd _very_ much
>             appreciate moving
>             >>> to something with a bit more F2Fness than a phone call.
>             Video, for
>             >>> instance, would be exciting. Skype, Hangouts, Hello, etc.
>             >>>
>             >>> I haven't used WebEx in quite some time, but I vaguely
>             remember it
>             >>> requiring a plugin (and not being awesome). It seems
>             like the TAG has
>             >>> backed off using WebEx for their meetings, as well,
>             which isn't a positive
>             >>> sign.
>             >>>
>             >>> Is WebEx a done deal, or is there some wiggle-room for
>             exploration?
>             >>>
>             >>> -mike
>             >>>
>             >>
>             >>
>             >
> 
> 
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>             Wendy Seltzer -- wseltzer@w3.org <mailto:wseltzer@w3.org>
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>             Policy Counsel and Domain Lead, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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